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What's the right thing to do?

Should companies sacrifice business profits for the good of the world? After all, business is about making profits. And, after all, businesses have a responsibility to their shareholders. 187 more words


Can you keep a secret?

On the sale of a company, it is pretty much inevitable that the company’s valuable confidential information will need to be disclosed.  A prospective buyer will want to see that information so it can evaluate the business offered for sale.  702 more words


Shareholders pressure utilities to ditch nuclear power

Shareholders and politicians on Thursday urged the nation’s top utilities to exit nuclear power as the central government moves to restart reactors idled by public safety fears in the wake of the triple core meltdown in Fukushima Prefecture in 2011. 649 more words


A Strong Case for M&A

The appetite for acquisitions among corporates and private equity-backed businesses continues to grow. This is driven by a combination of mounting pressure from shareholders and investors, who want to see tangible signs of growth, and the availability of cheap money. 1,050 more words


Prioritizing Shareholders: Should directors be required to prioritise shareholders’ interests?

Section 172 of the Companies Act 2006 enshrines the principle of ‘enlightened shareholder value’ into UK company law by appending to the directors’ duty to promote the success of the company a requirement to ‘have regard’ for other stakeholders’ interests. 1,837 more words


This major Twitter investor is backtracking on his Jack Dorsey comments

Early Twitter investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal apparently spent the weekend changing his mind about whether Jack Dorsey should stay on as the company’s permanent CEO. 215 more words


Welcome to Proxy Season Halftime

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

Welcome to the Proxy Season halftime show.

For analysis and highlights, we turn to Frank B. Glassner, the CEO of Veritas Executive Compensation Consultants, LLC… 663 more words

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